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Police used force on protesting health workers

Police had to use water-canons and mild lathicharge here on Sunday to disperse a mob of multi-purpose health workers (MPHW), who were protesting against the non-fulfillment of demands.

chandigarh Updated: Jul 27, 2014 20:27 IST
HT Correspondent

Police had to use water-canons and mild lathicharge here on Sunday to disperse a mob of multi-purpose health workers (MPHW), who were protesting against the non-fulfillment of demands.

The police thwarted the protesters' march to the residence of to chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda by putting up barricades. Police had to use force when the protesters tried to break the barricades.

Raj Kumar, general secretary of health workers' body and several others sustained minor injuries. Later, sud-divisional magistrate Dalbir Singh accepted their memorandum addressed to the chief minister.

Meanwhile, police have registered a case against 500 protesters for taking law into their lands.